Delta State Statesmen and Lady Statesmen

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Delta State Statesmen
Lady Statesmen
Logo
University Delta State University
Conference Gulf South Conference
NCAA Division II
Athletic director Ronnie Mayers
Location Cleveland, Mississippi
Varsity teams 13
Football stadium Travis E. Parker Field at Horace L. McCool Stadium
Arena Walter Sillers Coliseum
Baseball stadium Ferriss Field
Soccer stadium Delta Field
Colors Forest Green and White[1]
         
Website www.gostatesmen.com

The Delta State Statesmen and Lady Statesmen are composed of 13 teams representing Delta State University in intercollegiate athletics, including men and women's basketball, soccer, swimming & diving, and tennis. Men's sports include baseball, football, and golf. Women's sports include cross country and softball. The Statesmen and Lady Statesmen compete in the NCAA Division II and are members of the Gulf South Conference.[2]

Teams[edit]

The Delta State football team in action against the Texas A&M–Commerce Lions in 2013
Men's Women's
Baseball Softball
Basketball Basketball
Football Cross Country
Soccer Soccer
Swimming & Diving Swimming & Diving
Tennis Tennis
Golf

Baseball[edit]

National Championships[edit]

Association Division Sport Year Opponent Score
NCAA Division II Baseball[3] 2004 Grand Valley State 12–8

Draft[edit]

Delta State has had 34 Major League Baseball Draft selections since the draft began in 1965.[4]

Football[edit]

Program achievements[edit]

Gulf South Conference Champions 1998, 2000, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2014
NCAA Division II Team Playoff Participants 1998, 2000, 2006, 2007, 2008 2010, 2011, 2014
NCAA Division II Regional Championships 2000, 2006, 2010, 2011
NCAA Division II National Championships 2000

Men's soccer[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Title
Andy Roberston Head Coach
Conor Hurley Graduate Assistant Coach
Jack Pilley Graduate Assistant Coach

All-time record[edit]

Season Wins Losses Draws Conference Home Away Neutral GSC Tournament NCAA Tournament
2008 8 9 1 1–5–0 5–4–0 3–5–1 0-0-0 N/A N/A
2009–10 3 11 1 0–5–0 1–5–1 2–6–0 0-0-0 N/A N/A
2010–11 5 12 0 1–4 3–5 2–6 0–0 N/A N/A
2011–12 5 12 0 0–5 3–6 2–5 0–0 N/A N/A
2012–13 8 11 1 4–8 3–4 3–5–1 2–2 1–1 N/A
2013–14 3 14 1 2–11–1 1–6–1 2–7–0 0–1 N/A N/A
2014–15 7 10 0 4–5 5–3 2–7 0–0 0–1 N/A
2015–16 6 10 0 3–6 3–6 3–3 0–1 N/A N/A

Women's basketball[edit]

The Lady Statesman began play in 1925. They are the only Division II team with 1,000 wins. They play in the Gulf South Conference. Delta State plays their home games are played at Walter Sillers Coliseum. They have made the NCAA Tournament 27 times, with a record of 57-25. They are coached by Craig Roden. Margaret Wade coached them to three AIAW National titles, while Lloyd Clark coached them to three Division II titles.[5][6]

AIAW Championships[edit]

Association Division Sport Year
NCAA Division II Basketball 1975
NCAA Division II Basketball 1976
NCAA Division II Basketball 1977

NCAA Division II Championships[edit]

Association Division Sport Year
NCAA Division II Basketball 1989
NCAA Division II Basketball 1990
NCAA Division II Basketball 1992

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